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Uproar can recede into memory
by BRYAN GRAY
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s column on public sentiment often being wrong or short-sighted brought up the following response from a reader: “You are right; facts usually get lost when an ill-informed crowd is shout...
CYCLOPS: The “Average Citizen” is Not Always Right!
by BRYAN GRAY
Aug 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
During this summer’s election season for city council seats, a common cry from candidates is that elected officials should “listen to the people” instead of voting their personal views.
CYCLOPS: An old friend passes 200,000 miles
by BRYAN GRAY
Aug 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
An old friend hit a milestone last week. My automobile, a 2002 Toyota Avalon, became a member of the 200,000 mile club. There was no honking of horns, no popping of balloons; there was simply a sil...
GOP should be happy about Trump’s silliness in the 2016 presidential election
by BRYAN GRAY
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Davis Clipper. If you want to duplicate the effect of striking a match near an open gas leak, just say...
Just sit back and enjoy the music, even if you disagree politically
by BRYAN GRAY
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Davis Clipper. In the midst of the summer concert season, the focus should be on the music, not the me...
Don’t be offended, worry about real problems
by BRYAN GRAY
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
 The opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Davis Clipper. Maybe it’s a result of an improving economy and more spare time…Or maybe people are ju...
Embarrassing incidents, but still proud of America
by BRYAN GRAY
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
After running 3.1 miles in an Independence Day 5k race, then standing in 100-degree heat during a 60-minute city parade (fortunately followed by a brief nap), I relaxed during an evening of patriot...
CYCLOPS: Minor league team’s clueless white race promotion
by BRYAN GRAY
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
It happens often: normally smart people are embarrassed by their stupid decisions.
Media not out of line on Duggar family
by BRYAN GRAY
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
A friend and loyal reader challenged me to defend the journalistic profession last week – and he certainly has a point.
Strengthen loyalty
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
In June of 1957, I arrived at Fort Ord, Calif., for basic training in the infantry. My Commanding Officer (CO) had just returned from three years in the Korean conflict. Among other citations for g...
Cheers for Chaffetz and Hatch. Jeers for Love, Lee
by BRYAN GRAY
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
 The past month brings both cheers and jeers to Utah’s Republican congressional delegation. The first “shout out” goes to Rep. Jason Chaffetz for his plan to hold federal employees accountable for ...
CYCLOPS: Ireland and Utah – will the youth show up to vote?
by BRYAN GRAY
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
I arrived in Ireland last week one day after the country became the first in the world to approve marriage equality by vote. The celebrations continued through the weekend and the headline in a pow...
CYCLOPS: Religions statistics can be seen differently
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
We have all heard the story of the blind men who, touching different parts of an elephant, came to different conclusions of what the animal was really like. A similar series of explanations occurre...
CYCLOPS: The value of work and education
by BRYAN GRAY
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
This the Graduation Season when proud and often relieved parents make dinner reservations to celebrate a family milestone. In past columns, I have exhorted graduates to take their diplomas with an ...
CYCLOPS: GOP and democrats seek new voter-brand
by BRYAN GRAY
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Any business organization understands the importance of “branding” its product or service.
Conflicted about capitol punishment
by BRYAN GRAY
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
On some issues, public opinion changes at a rapid, mind-boggling pace. (Marriage equality is now supported by a sturdy majority, with less than one-third of Americans opposing it.) On other issues,...
Cyclops: Putting a woman on the $20 bill
by BRYAN GRAY
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
A U.S. senator is pushing a campaign to replace Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with the visage of a prominent female. The idea is to honor women by making them visible in everyday life.
CYCLOPS: Young athletes show immaturity
by BRYAN GRAY
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
One of America’s most-watched spectacles – the March Madness NCAA basketball championship journey – has led me to one conclusion; youth is too often wasted on the young...and not only the young, bu...
Cyclops: The best season for winter haters
by BRYAN GRAY
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
This is not a time for serious subjects. It is April, a daughter of spring, the most anticipated season for those of us who growl at winter and sneer at snow. It is a time of rejoicing, a month of ...
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